The famous professional poker player Robert Mizrachi defeated all his opponents and got the fourth World Series of Poker bracelet. He managed to win the $10,000 buy-in Seven-Card Stud Tournament at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Mizrachi earned $242,662, showing the best result in his career. His total earnings in the poker tournaments reached $2.6 million.
Mizrachi is a member of the famous poker family. His three brothers are also poker players. Robert is one bracelet ahead of his brother Michael "the Grinder" Mizrachi. His achievements include only three victories. Despite the fact that the brothers compete with each other at the poker table, they completely support each other.
Mizrachi is one of only six other gamblers who have won WSOP bracelets three times in a row since the first event officially organized in 1973. The list of other lucky gamblers includes Doyle Brunson, Johnny Moss, Allen Cunningham, Matt Matros, and Robertís brother Michael.
The final round of the tournament included eight participants and seven of them were owners of gold bracelets. The first player who was eliminated from the final round was Calvin Anderson. Even despite this fact, he managed to win $24,142. Bill Chen from Philadelphia occupied the seventh position in the final standings. He was eliminated with $30,466 in his pocket. David Benyamine, the French-born former tennis professional player, occupied the sixth place. It was his best result for three years. He added 39,611 dollars to $2.1 million earned during his entire career. Steve Weiss had a fifth-place finish. This Miami-born player from Las Vegas earned $53,012. The next eliminated player was the six-time gold bracelet winner Ted Forrest. He was eliminated by Robert Mizrachi who collected a flush.
However, his payout reached $72,971. The famous German poker player George Danzer was the chip leader in the final round. Nevertheless, he was beaten by his two opponents and got the third prize. His payout reached $103,230. However, it is not bad taking into account his total earnings of $2 million in the career.
Matt Grapenthien from Chicago finished in the second place. He lost the heads-up series. Anyway, he earned $149,976 and was satisfied with his quality of game. In the heads-up round the situation changed dramatically. However, Mizrachi managed to defeat this opponent with three aces, whereas Grapenthien had only two pairs.